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CBS Announces the Renewal of 23 Series

Network Cites an 80 Percent Renewal Ratio

CBS has announced the return of 23 primetime series, citing an 80 percent renewal rate. Returning in the 2020-21 season are dramas “All Rise,” “Blue Bloods,” “Bull,” “FBI,” “FBI: Most Wanted,” “MacGyver,” “Magnum, P.I.,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “S.W.A.T.,” and “SEAL Team;” comedies “The Neighborhood” and “Bob Hearts Abishola;” inspirational reality series “Undercover Boss;” and justice-themed “48 Hours.” They join the previously announced renewals of “Evil,” “Mom,” “Young Sheldon,” “The Amazing Race” and “Survivor.” Veteran newsmagazine “60 Minutes,” of course, is also returning.

“Thanks to these exceptional shows, we’re going to win the current season by 1 million viewers,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “Next year, we’ll have these strong returning series as our foundation…and Super Bowl LV too. It’s a well-balanced lineup across Entertainment, News and Sports that will put us in an incredibly stable position for 2020-2021.”

There is no word, at present, when the new season will actually begin given the current production shutdown due to COVID-19. Word on the fates of comedies “Broke,” “Carol’s Second Act” and “Man With a Plan” and Edie Falco crime drama “Tommy” are also uncertain.